Perspectives Art Explained

What makes this helmet a masterpiece of Renaissance metalwork?

Oct 16, 2013 2 MINUTES
"You have a sense of an independent sculpture."

Curator Stuart Pyhrr on a sixteenth-century burgonet by Filippo Negroli.

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Throughout 2013, The Met invited curators from across the Museum to each talk about one artwork that changed the way they see the world.

Photography by Paul Lachenauer

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